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Sir Brian Roche appointed to chair NZTA Board

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Transport Minister Phil Twyford today announced the appointment of Sir Brian Roche as the Chair of the NZ Transport Agency.
Sir Brian’s appointment is for a three year term, starting on 11 June 2019.  Phil Twyford said Sir Brian Roche is an experienced director with an extensive track record in both the public and private sector.
“He brings a…

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Work begins to drop public transport fares for low income households

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Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Wellbeing Budget will include new funding that could make it cheaper for low income households to use public transport.
Budget 2019 will provide funding to investigate a scheme to reduce the costs of public transport for Community Services Card holders. “This scheme would make public transport easier to…

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Major investment brings rapid transit to Airport a step closer

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Aucklanders are one step closer to getting rapid transit to the airport, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff announced today. Auckland Transport has awarded the contract for the upgrade of the Puhinui Rail Station Interchange to the McConnell Dowell-Built Environs Joint Venture.
Phil Twyford said the Government understands Aucklanders need better transport, and any Aucklander…

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Separated walking and cycling path to be part of new Manawatū Tararua Highway

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The Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Government has committed to building a separated walking and cycling path along the new highway to replace the Manawatū Gorge.
The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed the decision today at a hearing on the Notice of Requirement for the new highway.
“The community made their voice heard through…

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SeaPath walking and cycling path prepares for construction

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Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter says the SeaPath walking and cycling project on Auckland’s North Shore has reached a significant milestone towards construction.
The NZ Transport Agency Board has approved the business case for SeaPath, which confirms the planned route, and the project will now move into the pre-implementation and consenting stage.
“This is another big step in…

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